A WELLINGTON man risks going to prison if he appears in court again in the next year.

Jamie Andrew Prouse, 26, of Oaken Ground, was given a six-week prison sentence suspended for 12 months after pleading guilty to assaulting by beating a woman he had previously committed the same crime against.

Prouse received a further four-week suspended jail term to run consecutively for contacting the woman and staying at her home, in breach of a restraining order

He also admitted following and making contact with her in breach of the restraining order, for which he was given a four-week suspended sentence to run concurrently.

He was ordered to pay a £122 victim surcharge and £200 costs.

The restraining order was extended by a further two years.

A YOUNG Bridgwater woman with a history of attacks on the police, assaulted a police officer in different towns on the same day, Taunton Magistrates' Court has heard.

Paige Louise Reitsma, 20, admitted the first assault in Taunton on October 15 last year.

After she was arrested, Reitsma attacked the same officer again at Bridgwater Police Station.

She received a community order and was ordered to pay her victim £95 compensation

Her crimes were in breach of a previous community order imposed for assaulting three on-duty police constables in Wellington and a detention officer in Bridgwater on the same day in March.